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Washington Park Botanical Gardens, Springfield

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TripAdvisor
  • Beautiful landscaping, walking trails, plenty of areas for the dogs to walk, benches and shaded areas for sitting, flowers and clean bathrooms. Amazing houses to look at while you are walking.  more »
  • Washington park is the gem of Springfield. When you drive through there are always groups of walkers and bikers. The grounds are beautiful, the paths have lots of hills, and the houses surrounded the ...  more »
  • This is a very nice park in Springfield. Plenty of picnic spots, play ground, tennis and ponds with ducks & geese. the only draw back is it is like they don't want cars in the park. The one way street...  more »
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  • ...Spacious, under good care... Often renovate . Using for public events...Still beautiful all 4 seasons of the year. .. Inspiring. Relaxing ...
  • Very pretty! Bring your camera! Not a huge botanical garden, but definitely worth the time to stop and see. Easy and smooth walking paths around the entire area, as well as some bike paths going around the garden and through the park. Make sure you go early enough to visit the greenhouse at the center of the gardens - it closes in the early evening.
  • Absolutely gorgeous park. Very well kept. A safe place for all ages. Beautiful flowers, water fountains and a large bell tower that chimes a tune. I adore this park!
  • Very Zen. My parents used to bring me here when I was a kid.
  • Nice indoor green house with adjacent room that hosts events and gallery's. Great outdoor gardens that are kept well and very peaceful